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February 5th, 2007

Trio's idea would help diabetics

The girls, Auburn Kelton, Sarah Pearce and Emma Ohlson, came up with a concept that might help diabetics someday: a sensor that would use nanotechnology to read blood sugar levels.

Their idea caught the attention of the local American Diabetes Association office. The three fifth-graders have been invited to give a presentation on their project at the ADA's February meeting and lunch.

"I'm nervously excited," Sarah said about the chance to share their idea with the association and a visiting engineer from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


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